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Posted on 2003-10-31
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I have a windows 2k3 server, i would like to be able to use a remote desktop program to view what my windows 2000 o.s. clients are looking at.  the thing that microsoft has for download is only for XP clients, all my client machines are windows 2000!  this is giving me a head ache...

i want to be able to see what someone is doing, and take controll of there mouse, like i used to be able to in Zen Works!  im really starting to miss novell!

Help!

Michael , Red Bank Volvo Systems Administrator
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Question by:emilbus20
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by:CrazyOne
ID: 9659042
Here are some alternatives

Carbon Copy
      www.altiris.com

DameWare
      www.dameware.co.uk

GoToMyPC
      www.expertcity.com

LapLink Gold
      www.laplink.com

NetOp Remote Control
      www.crossteccorp.com

pcAnywhere
      www.symantec.com

RemotelyAnywhere
      www.remotelyanywhere.com

Sunbelt Remote Administrator
      http://www.sunbelt-software.com/product.cfm?id=470&affid=wxpnews

TridiaVNC (Free, no file transfering)
      www.tridiavnc.com

TightVNC
      http://www.tightvnc.com/
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by:JasonBigham
ID: 9660282
Don't forget the good 'ol AT&T crew: http://www.realvnc.com/
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by:juliancrawford
ID: 9660677
What do you recommend as the best CrazyOne - I have been using tightvnc for ages but it could be time to change to improved software.
I like tightvnc because its easy to install remotely and the port can configured.
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mapledrums earned 500 total points
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Dameware is good. You can install the service remotely & remove it once you're done. Leaves no trace :), except in the event log of course, but that can be cleared as well. Nasty...

The other features of Dameware are good too from an administrative point of view. Have a look at it.
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by:mapledrums
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emilbus20,

Thanks for the points.

It's EE policy to accept the first answer that solves your problem, so by right, CrazyOne's comment should get accepted. I was just elaborating on a product which I've used before. You can post a request at http://www.experts-exchange.com/Community_Support/ to split the points. Thanks.
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